Support Worker Female

£11.66 Per Hour
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear
Part Time
Hours per week: 14.0
Closing Date: July 19, 2024
Support Worker Female

Female Support Worker (Weekends)

£11.66 per hour  (£60 per Sleep-in Shift)

Part Time (14 hours per week)

Lemington NE15  (9 min Drive from Blaydon Train Station)

Full UK driving licence (Preferred)


Are you someone with a passion for making a difference? If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!


About Person We Support:

  • We have a social lady in her 60’s who loves drives out in her own vehicle, meals out, seeing friends and family and visiting new placed such as museums or coastal areas.
  • She has a learning disability, a physical disability and need our help to support them in a supported living home.
  • You will also need to provide emotional reassurance when experiencing behaviours of distress – full positive behaviour support training is provided but previous experience is essential.
  • A chatty, outgoing support worker with a good sense of humour would be a wonderful match.

What will I be doing?

  • You will be supporting them to live their lives how they choose, to be themselves, and to achieve their goals
  • You will be supporting with personal care, meal preparation, medication administration, budgeting, cooking, cleaning and laundry.

Shift Pattern:

We are initially looking for support to be provided predominantly on Sundays however this is subject to change. 
Long Day Sleep ins: 9am-9am the following day (£60 sleep-in shift included)
Sleep in shifts cover hours between:  10pm -8am
Rotas are provided 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work life balance.

Why should I choose Dimensions?

Dimensions are proud to be one of very few social care organisations that have been recognised by the Great Places to Work programme in 2019, 2020 & 2021
We’re a values-driven organisation that puts people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do
We care about our colleagues and are passionate about our comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network
We offer 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave
If you refer a friend to us and if they’re successfully employed, you’ll receive a £200 bonus
We offer paid training and options to further develop your career through funded accredited courses
Childcare vouchers, our Bike to Work scheme and discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships are also available

Other important information:

Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will take place until the positions are filled
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
We welcome applications from everyone with the right to work in the UK and value diversity in our workforce
As disability confident leaders, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy
As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150 if you require adjustments
British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications
Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010

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